Billy “Bill” Joe Nelson, 89, passed away Friday, February 9, 2018.
Graveside services will be held 2 pm on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Westlawn Memorial Park under the direction of Minton Chatwell Funeral Directors of Fritch.
Bill was born October 12, 1928 in Bangs, Texas to John Nelson and Minnie Wilson Nelson. He retired as a truck driver for Merchants Freight Lines. He enjoyed mowing and working in the yard. Bill liked to fix bicycles and build dog houses.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Beula; son, Billy Dean Nelson; brothers, C.H. Nelson, Melvin Nelson; and sister, Esther Phifer.
Survivors include his son, Larry Gene Nelson; daughter, Dianna Lynn Martin both of Fritch; two grandchildren, Billie and Christopher; two great grandchildren, Andrew and Ivy; brother, Dennis Nelson of Stinnett; and daughter-in-law, Constance Nelson.
Carolyn BrunsonAmarillo, TX
We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Bill was a great man and he will be truly missed and always remembered. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
The Glover FamilyFritch, TX
So sorry to hear about the loss of your father. My prayers are with you.
Michael VilesBorger, TX
Our love and prayers
Dick and Ann Morris, friend and co-worker with Dennis Nelson
Dick and Ann MorrisStinnett, TX